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Dr. Usha Srinath

Psychologist, Bangalore

Dr. Usha Srinath Psychologist, Bangalore
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I do personality assessment, diagnostic pschological assessment, IQ assessment for children and adults. I am a psychotherapist working with severely mentally disturbed individuals for the......more
I do personality assessment, diagnostic pschological assessment, IQ assessment for children and adults. I am a psychotherapist working with severely mentally disturbed individuals for the past 36 years. I see clients with stress, depression, marital discord and other neurotic problems.
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Dr. Usha Srinath is one of the best Psychologists in BTM Layout, Bangalore. She is currently practising at Athma Shakti Vidyalaya in BTM Layout, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Usha Srinath and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I am a 25 years old from Bangalore I am a drug addicted person I had been using smoke cigerate gutkas pan etc I want to leave everything what medication an procedure should I used.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate-user, Welcome to Lybrate. Addiction is abuse and addiction. If you’re ready to stop the substance and willing to get the support you need, you can recover from addiction and abuse —no matter how bad the addiction or how powerless you feel. The first step in treating addiction is accepting that you have a problem. Confronting an addiction and accepting responsibility for your actions isn’t easy. But it’s a necessary step on the road to treatment and recovery. You should then consult a psychiatrist / psychologist who fill follow this treatment. 1. Detoxification using medicines. 2. Behavior modification with the help of therapies. 3. Counseling. 4. Medication to sustain and 5. Long term support. These given steps are essential for any addict to get effectively rid of addiction. Therefore, you need to stick to the treatment plan and cooperate with your psychiatrist / psychologist. Take care.
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How to forget someone who was a best friend n who hurted me badly and was introduced friendship only for her own internet?

PhD in Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist,
How to forget someone who was a best friend n who hurted me badly and was introduced friendship only for her own inte...
Lybrate-user very difficult to forget but you have to. Be bold do praynam n meditation do yoga regularly don't remember past keep yourself busy all time don't be in touch with in a ny for talk to your friend if still difficult meet psychetrist for medication.
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My memory getting weak day by day. I forget the things where I placed them. I do not remember the things. And one more thing it also affect on my concentration power. I did not concentrate well in studies and I usually forget what I learned.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate-user, welcome to lybrate. At your age, memory problems like amnesia, dementia or alzheimer's are not common. Many young people do complain having problems with memory. These problems are due to either they are too busy or due to anxiety and stress. Busy people use organizers or employ a personal assistant because they can't remember every task. You need to understand this. If you still say, you are having memory problems, we need to check your memory using memory test. You may contact a clinical psychologist or neurologist for memory test and further investigation. Take care.
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My question is when I AM IN Period time SO I AM VERY anger & HIT FAMILY MEMBER & throw it all & my problem is last 15 year SO any solution ya tablets.

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
You seem to be going through hormonal imbalance due to which anger is more. Firstly, please see a gynaecologist for a check up and then meet a counsellor for anger management because I sense that you are having some stress and tension in your life which you are trying to manage by showing your anger. This might solve the problem initially or put it away for some time but in the longer run, you are damaging your own self esteem and close relationships. You will benefit from learning more amicableways of talking and putting across your points so that you don hurt other members. Counting upto 10 before talking generally helps to contain anger. Thinking about whether is it with fighting and spoiling my mood will help yu decide how important this matter to you is. Going away from the situation, cooling down by deep breathing and going through your reasons for getting angry. Before periods, please reduce junk food to the minimum. Exercise everyday so that you are feeling good about yourself and burnt off excess energy.
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Hello Dr. My Son 15 years old, as a parent I am trying to conveyance him important of study. But he is taking everything easy how I guide him so he can concentrated in study or he can understand value of education? How I can set his mind? Whenever he sit for study within 10-15 min he fells sleepy. For that also we visit family doctor he did not has any issue of thyroid. He is ok then why he is like that... I did not Get meaningfully ans. From Dr. Ankur Tanwar.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Hello Dr. My Son 15 years old, as a parent I am trying to conveyance him important of study. But he is taking everyth...
Dear. Adolescent minds are always lazy and wandering. This happens because of their hormonal imbalance. They need constant motivation and appreciation. Parents cannot give the motivation because adolescent people do not accept such motivation. You can learn to appreciate your son even in small positive tasks. Motivation should be given by psychologists like me. You may consult a psychologist online. Take care.
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Why we stress when having sex? Did you know? You can answer this question then reply me at this number. Plz.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Why we stress when having sex? Did you know? You can answer this question then reply me at this number. Plz.
Hello sex involves many muscles of body and it needs energy when many muscles are at work. So we get tired.
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Try this for quit smoking

psychologist
Psychologist, Mohali
Try this for quit smoking

Simple things can do the trick. For example, you always walk in a hurry. Start walking slowly. You will have to be alert; the moment you lose alertness you will start again in a hurried way. These are small devices: walk slowly -- because to walk slowly you will have to remain conscious. Once you lose consciousness, immediately the old habit will grab you and you will be in a hurry.

If you smoke cigarettes, make it a very slow process, so slow that it becomes de-automatized. Otherwise, people are not smoking cigarettes -- cigarettes are smoking people! they are not conscious of what they are doing. In a very unconscious way they put their hands into their pockets, take out the packet, the cigarette and the matchbox. They are going through all these motions but they are not alert. They may be thinking a thousand and one things. In fact, when they are more unconscious they tend to smoke more. When they are more in anxiety, tension. Worried, they tend to smoke more; that helps them to keep a face as if they are relaxed.

Make it a slow process. Take the cigarette packet out of your pocket as slowly as possible, as consciously as possible. Slowing down the processes is very helpful. Then hold the packet in your hand, look at it, smell it, feel its texture. Then open it very slowly, as if you have all the time in the world. Then take a cigarette out, look at the cigarette from all sides. Then put it in your mouth. Wait! then take the matchbox -- again go through those same slow movements. Then start smoking so slowly. Take the smoke in very slowly, let it out very slowly.

And you will be surprised: if you were smoking twenty-four cigarettes per day you will be smoking only six at the most; it will be reduced to one-fourth. And slowly slowly, only two, one, and one day suddenly you will find the whole thing so stupid! still you can go on carrying the cigarette packet in your pocket for a few days, just in case -- but it is finished, de-automatized.

This is one of buddha's great contributions to the psychology of man: the process of de-automatization, slowing down everything.

Buddha used to say to his disciples" walk as slowly as possible, eat as slowly as possible. Chew each bite forty times and go on counting inside: one, two, three, four, five -- forty times. When the food is no longer solid, it is almost liquid" he used to say" don't eat, but drink" that means make it so liquid that you don't eat it, you have to drink it. And he helped thousands of people to become conscious.

You are unconscious, although you believe you are conscious. That is like seeing a dream in which you think you are walking in the marketplace. You are awake in your dream, but your awakenness in a dream is only part of the dream -- you are unconscious.

It hurts to accept that" I am unconscious" but the first act of being conscious is to accept that" I am unconscious" the very acceptance triggers a process in you.
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I have stammering problem since a long time. When I am getting nervous or meeting someone for the first time then it happens so badly. So please give me a permanent solution for this problem?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Stammering is typically recognised by a tense struggle to get words out. This makes it different from the normal non-fluency we all experience which includes hesitations and repetitions. Commonly it involves repeating or prolonging sounds or words, or getting stuck without any sound (silent blocking). Sometimes people put in extra sounds or words. Often people lose eye contact. Some people who stammer talk their way round difficult words so that you may not realise they stammer at all. This avoidance of words, and avoidance of speaking in some or many situations, is an important aspect of stammering. Stammering varies tremendously from person to person and is highly variable for the person who stammers who may be fluent one minute and struggling to speak the next. Get an mri brain and eeg with a psychiatrist evaluation.
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I am 26 years old am not able to concentrate in my work always thinking some where I don't no whats going on my mind please suggest me should I take medicine ?

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, MPHIL
Psychologist, Mumbai
Write down the thoughts that run on your mind. Whatever thought that comes to you, just write it down. This will help you get clarity and sort your problems. Will help you decluttter your mind and focus better. It is advisable you seek professional help so that you are able to deal with the issue in a better way.
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Hi sir good evening Today I am asking about a human body benefits when consumption of limited Rum, beer, wine etc. Sir tell me any side effect or any benefits of these drinks in limited consumption Thanks Pradeep.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Hi sir good evening Today I am asking about a human body benefits when consumption of limited Rum, beer, wine etc.
Si...
Limited 2 drinks may not cause any bad effect and help some get good sleep and relaxation, BUT there is always danger of going to problem drinking and therefore is not advisable to recommend . Side effect is amily liver disease
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What are the disadvantages of smoking weed (marijuana)? My cousin is a chain smoker?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Not much is known about its entertainment value or benefits. There is a lot of hype by those who want to legitimize it and those who love it: there is a bias because of their selfish motives. The antagonists on the other hand willfully propagate the dangers, sometimes without substantiated reasons to dissuade its use. If you know it is harmful why would you want to play with it. The obsession and compulsive use is when you become addicted to the substance. Now we all spoke the same language: we can stop whenever we want, it is not addictive, it is fun after all, there are so many medical benefits etc. All meant to justify the consumption. There are so many other healthy ways to be creative or to stimulate the creativity in you; and there are so many ways to ‘open’ your mind. Why choose the easy way out when it is a chemical way out? Just for your information here’s what WebMD has to say: ‘No matter how it gets into your system, it affects almost every organ in your body, and your nervous system and immune system, too. When you smoke pot, your body absorbs THC right away. (If you eat a baked good or another item, it may take much longer for your body to absorb THC, because it has to break down in your stomach before it enters your bloodstream). You may notice changes in your body right after you smoke. The effects usually stop after 3 or 4 hours. Smoking pot can increase your heart rate by as much as two times for up to 3 hours. That’s why some people have a heart attack right after they use marijuana. It can increase bleeding, lower blood pressure, and affect your blood sugar, too. We don’t yet know if marijuana is linked to higher odds of getting lung cancer. But the process does irritate your lungs -- which is why regular pot smokers are more likely to have an ongoing cough and to have lung-related health problems like chest colds and lung infections. Other physical effects of marijuana include: • Dizziness • Shallow breathing • Red eyes and dilated pupils • Dry mouth • Increased appetite • Slowed reaction time (If you drive after using marijuana, your risk of being in a car accident more than doubles.) If you’re a long-time user, you can have physical withdrawal symptoms -- like cravings, irritability, sleeplessness, and less appetite -- when you stop.’ It being a hallucinogen, it can lead to hallucinations and even a phenomenon called ‘cross hallucinations’ i.e. for example, you can see sounds and hear colors!!!
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Sir my mind is very upset about 3 days for studying. What I do sir? Please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Sir my mind is very upset about 3 days for studying. What I do sir? Please help me.
Dnt take tension or be upset, just take 5phos 30 power, 6 doses, thrice a day, after that sl 30 for 1 week, this will help you improve your concentration and you ll not be upset anymore.
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I am 25 years, married on 4 months back and suffering in depression, anxiety, panic, blue, hopeless, lost interest on life. How to over come out of all this.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
I am 25 years, married on 4 months back and suffering in depression, anxiety, panic, blue, hopeless, lost interest on...
Loss of interest, decreased concentration and attention, feeling low and disturbed sleep or appetite are some of the signs of depression. Consult a psychiatrist who will assess you in detail. If you are feeling suicidal or hopeless, seek professional help immediately. Try some relaxation techniques like yoga, meditation and deep breathing. Indulge in hobbies. Spend time with people close to you.
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My son is presently studying in 2nd year engg. During his school time he was very jolly, mingling with all. But this type of behavior suddenly disappeared during and after his 11th, 12th exams. Now also he is keeping himself aloof, not able to concentrate in his studies. I have counsel him several times but he is feeling depress due to back papers in his engg. Please Advise how he can overcome from depression, mingle with all, build up confidence and concentrate in his studies for a better future.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
During the late adolescence, serious issues that need resolution will come up for the last time. It appears that that was not adequately sorted out. In the transition from childhood to adulthood, many complications may arise which were not addressed. I recommend that you take him to a counselor, where he may open up more easily as compared to his own parent. If the counselor advises that you consult a doctor, then it may be really serious and he needs some medical intervention. Do not discontinue the counseling until he is fully sorted out. Also make sure that he complies with the prescription throughout. The counselor will want to know his complete developmental history from his grandparents onward; and so will the doctor. Your wife will also remember a lot of things to contribute to identify causes.
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Sir I am a 26 year old boy. 3 Months ago I had eaten paracetamol tablet and its reaction me. After that I suffering mental depression. I fill such as I am going to die, my heart beat will be closed, and I also check my heart beat, and suddenly I have fill that I am going to die than I am filling very weakness. And than beginning pounding heat beat. please a advice to me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir I am a 26 year old boy. 3 Months ago I had eaten paracetamol tablet and its reaction me. After that I suffering m...
Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert back with findings and Increase your self confidence and Eat protein rich food and take tablet Nurokind-more 1-1 for a month and revert back after completion
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I am 24 years male and a have some hearing problem from 6 years, that only from when I attacked" chicken pox" actually I suffered with" chicken pox" for 3 times, main problem to me is I understand others words only face to face, it is problem to me talk over phone, I went to many hospitals, but all they said this rare case nd we can't do any thing no solution, I try for hearing aid, but there no use by them, so doctors also hearing aids are not worked in this situation, actually I cmpltd b-tech and searching for job right now, it is main problem to me while talking over phone thats y I didn't get job, please solve my problem.

M. S. in Psychotherapy and Counselling
Psychologist, Jaipur
I am 24 years male and a have some hearing problem from 6 years, that only from when I attacked" chicken pox" actuall...
hi, I can understand your feelings. But if the doctors are suggesting that your problem is irreversible then don't fight with it. Just accept it. You have tried your best. Now it's time to concentrate on your strength not on your weakness. Find a job which is suitable to your present health condition. Now a days many options are available. Keep Helen Keller or Prof. Stephen Hawking's example in your mind. When they can why can't you. All the best regards Sunita
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I am 20 years old. I realize that remember power of my brain decreasing gradually. So what can I do?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Your brain power will not decrease unless you are not exercising it. You may be under some stress, and I do not know if you are aware of it. Find out what this disturbance is all about and as you address it, memory and concentration will happily return to favor you. Do meet with a counselor, if your stress is too much. In the meantime please follow the suggested guidelines: Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. Even if you go to a gym, ask for aerobic and/or callisthenic exercises with whatever else you are doing. A healthy body harbors a healthy mind. With regard to memory, it is very important that your brain and body is ideally rested to be able to recall whatever is required, rather comfortably. Puzzles pose problems to the brain that help it to use new pathways and neurons, which give the brain considerable exercise. It taxes the left brain to use logic to solve the myriad possibilities which other activities do not stimulate. Crosswords are excellent for vocabulary learning and use. Jigsaws and Rubik cube stimulate different permutations to finally settle on the most likely one. Picture completion and anagrams help approach problem solving from several angles. Do Sudoku, and memory co-relation activities and skills. Have a good night?s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), nuts, avocado, eat dark chocolate, consume less of fat and use olive oil instead, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that you and the family go for counseling too.
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Pre-marital Counselling - Why is it Necessary?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Pre-marital Counselling - Why is it Necessary?

Marriage is a life-long commitment. Premarital Counseling is a therapy that serves to help couples prepare for their wedlock. It aids in ensuring that you and your partner forge a healthy and a strong relationship in the long run making way for a successful, happy and a satisfying marriage. It also helps you in spotting out the weaknesses early that can later magnify into troubles muddling up your conjugal life. The sessions are usually conducted by licensed and qualified therapists when a couple is considering marriage or are about to get into marriage.

Why is pre-marital counseling at all necessary?

  1. Matching all Aspects: Through this sort of counseling, couples are motivated to initiate conversation pertaining to marriage such as anger management, devoting time for each other, decision-making, family relationships, parenting and children, sex and affection, marital roles, ethics and beliefs, communication and finances.

  2. Communication and Conflict Resolution: Pre-marital Counseling helps partners in improving their ability to communicate with each other, setting sensible marriage goals, as well as skillfully resolving conflicts. In addition to these, premarital counseling also seeks to create a positive attitude for your conjugal life.

  3. Acclimatizing: Remember that you carry your own history, opinions, and values in a relationship and they might vary with your partner who has had an entirely different life with their own and unique experiences. Adjusting to each other as different human beings can be quite a task in itself. Marriage counseling helps in acclimatizing, accepting to the bad and good parts of both the partners.

  4. Becoming a support for each other: Most people rush into marriage to gratify their financial, social, emotional, and sexual needs, but such a mind set is always a gamble. You may hit it off greatly with you partner and then have troubles later on. Clearing out your expectations and bridging the differences prior to marriage would enhance your understanding of each other. This way you can become a source of great support for each other.

  5. Break the pattern: Both or one of you might belong to a divorced or a dysfunctional family where manipulation and fighting was the norm. Premarital Counseling can actually help you to come out of your fear and make peace with your past so that the mistakes of your parents aren’t repeated in your life.

  6. Averting divorce: Owing to the modern lifestyle, the chances of divorce are rising with each passing day. Therefore, early intervention is indeed the need of the hour. Premarital counseling can help you pinpoint areas of major concern and work to resolve them or work around them to avoid issues which may balloon and end up in a worst case scenario for a marriage, which is divorce.

If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a specilized psychologist and ask a free question.

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I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please help me?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please ...
Hello, take Natrum mur 200 ch , 5 drops, single dose. Kali phos 6X , 5 tabs twice daily. Do meditation for half an hour , daily in the morning. Try to keep yourself busy in other activities. Take care.
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